African Birthing Chair History. When a baby is born, this new little love is not just your child, he is our child. The seat and tongue are one piece and the back and legs are one piece as well.
If backless, it is known as a birth stool. Find birthing chair from a vast selection of antiques. African birthing chair by umanthings on etsy, $95.00.
The chair is in very good overall condition with minor chips.
A birthing chair, also known as a birth chair, is a device that is shaped to assist a woman in the physiological upright posture during childbirth.it is intended to provide balance and support. Although, the only problem is that all the sites that mention birthing chairs tend to be auction sites and the books that mention african birthing chairs don't give descriptions. The tribe, community and village take full ownership for this new member of the family. They are a great place to rest while still using gravity to aid in labour.